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peer support services

supporting recovery

The path to recovery can be long and winding. It often helps to have someone who has traveled the same road to point out the bumps, twists, and pitfalls along the way. Peer specialists provide this services for people recovering from mental illness or addiction.

A peer support specialist bring the empathy, compassion, and understanding that come from experience. And studies show that peer services support recovery and resiliency, making them an integral part of treatment.

At RACSB, we use peer specialists in many programs, including emergency services, crisis stabilization, psychosocial rehabilitation, and substance use disorder services. 

Drop-In Support Groups:

Help is here when you need it most, with our peer-run support groups for individuals with substance use disorders. Come for all of the groups or show up when you need extra support.
Groups are being held virtually for the time being.

Remodeled Recovery

Mondays 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Meeting ID: 953 6245 1383

Password: 501618

Serenity Sisters

Tuesdays 12:30-1:30

Meeting ID: 949 8474 4733

Password: 403644

This meeting is for women only. 

Hunger for Hope

Fridays 3:30-4:30

Meeting ID: 993 5972 2307

Password: 846375

Rock'N Recovery

Thursdays 3-4 p.m.

Meeting ID: 871 3791 6918

Password: 972836

This meeting is for men only.

THE WOMEN’S ACT
This is a closed group for women who receive support from the Assertive Community Treatment team. It is a platform to connect you with others who are in recovery, and provides a safe space to ask questions, to speak freely, and to receive positive feedback from one another.

This group will meet Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Join Zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 817 7959 4015

Passcode: 606351

Growing Recovery Support Groups

Growing Recovery offers the groups described below.  Groups are operating virtually at this time.

Email Carlie or call her at 540/369-2797 for information and the link to the groups(s) that interest you.

Download the Growing Recovery virtual groups flyer

Coping With Trauma

Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A support group for individuals who have experienced trauma, whether it’s a single incident or cumulative. Come share and receive support around the challenges of coping with trauma. The group is facilitated by a certified peer recovery specialist who has experienced trauma. Facilitator is also trained in trauma informed care.

Sit & Stitch & Color & Converse

Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. A low-key support group where everyone is working on an activity of choice (i.e., coloring, sewing, knitting, drawing, etc.) while chatting.

Women's Self-Empowerment

Wednesdays, Noon to 2 p.m. Would you like to know more about how to take control of your own life, set goals, make positive choice and believe in yourself? Join in the learning and questioning as we explore the many aspects of self-empowerment and discover helpful strategies and free resources.

Peer Connections

Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. A safe, confidential environment for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges to share and listen to one another.

Saturday Support & Share

Saturdays, Noon to 2 p.m. A general support group for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges.

A group of peer support specialists pose for a picture

Our peer services team

988 Crisis Line

988 Crisis Line

 Similar to dialing 911 in emergencies, anyone who needs mental health support can dial 988.

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